Dean Nina Rovinelli Heller recently announced the appointment of Dr. Scott Harding as Co-Director of the Doctoral Program beginning August 23, 2016.
Having served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs since 2013, Dr. Harding brings significant administrative skills to this new position. As importantly, he has already served in numerous roles in the doctoral program – as teacher, first year advisor, doctoral committee member, ex-officio member and dissertation major advisor and associate advisor.
Dr. Harding joined the UConn SSW in 2004 where he taught in the Community Organizing Concentration and across the curriculum.
In addition, Dr. Harding, a first rate scholar, published two books and numerous other publications while serving as Associate Dean. “I know that he will bring his considerable skills and commitment to the mentoring and development of social work scholars and educators to the doctoral program. I look forward to working with him in this new capacity”, said Dean Heller.